Sunday, August 28, 2011

Bacon Cheddar Waffles and Menu Plan

Last week, I had tri-tip planned for dinner one night.  After a long day with my first graders, I didn't want to eat tri-tip, let alone cook it in the oven.  I was exhausted and wanted something easy and comforting.  What's more comforting than breakfast for dinner?!

Bacon Cheddar Waffles
(Recipe modified from Taste of Home)
4 slices bacon
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp coriander
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs, separated
1 cup milk (I use 1% milk)
1/4 cup butter, melted

For bacon:
Heat large a large skillet on the stove.  When the skillet is hot, add the bacon.  Sprinkle the bacon with half the coriander and brown sugar.  When the bacon has browned, turn it over and sprinkle with the remaining sugar and coriander.  Cook until crisp and brown.  Remove from skillet and set aside.

For waffles:
In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients.  In a small bowl, combine egg yolks, milk and butter until combined.  Add to dry ingredients and stir until combined.  Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.  Gently fold egg whites into the waffle batter.  Crumble bacon.  Gently fold cheese and bacon into the batter.

Heat waffle iron according to manufacture's directions until golden brown.  Serve with syrup drizzled over the top and fruit and scrambled eggs on the side.

Sunday: Asian Beef Noodle Bowl
Monday: Pulled Pork with corn and cheddar biscuits
Tuesday: Kheema, rice and flasbread
Wednesday: Pasta with portabella mushrooms
Thursday: Pulled pork quesadillas and tomato salad
Friday: pizza night

Avocado, cheese and tomato mini pitas
tortellini, olive and spinach salad
spinach pizza roll-ups


yogurt pretzels
veggie sticks

I'll be linking to Menu Plan MondayMouthwathering MondayTempt My Tummy Tuesday Tuesday's Tasty Tidbits,  At the Table TuesdaysWhat's on the Menu WednesdayThis Chick CooksFull Plate Thursday, and What's for Dinner?


  1. Hi Christy
    Thanks for stopping by my blog - I added the risotto recipe in the comments for you!

    You will see lots of Indian and other Asian dishes on my menus so thanks for the Keema link. I am sure my hubby will be cooking that soon!

    Deb from (hate commenting where it makes me use my regular google log in so you have no idea who I am LOL)

  2. I think these waffles would make me a very happy girl :)